HTTPIe, a command line HTTP client

Posted May 15th, 2021 • 1 min read

Stumbled upon HTTPie, a command line HTTP client. It's pretty awesome. Basically it's Curl on steroids, as it has an easy interface and syntax highlighted output.

Here's an example of a simple GET request to the Bacon Ipsum JSON service:


Of course you can do actual useful stuff as well, such as POST-ing, Authentication, Cookies, Custom Headers, etc.

As the repo says, the main features are:

I haven't played with it much yet, but so far it seems like a rather useful little tool, worth checking out.

You can get it here

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